People with intellectual disabilities work at and run the organisation Inspired Services. They adapt a variety of information for different organisations in any format: EasyRead, photostory, video and others. Their unique skill: explaining the complicated for everyone to understand.

Solution
How to help everyone understand complicated ideas
Organization
Inspired Services Publishing
Country of Implementation
United Kingdom
Region
Europe
Subregion
Western Europe
First published
31.01.2014

Inspired Services is an organisation run by people with intellectual disabilities and non-disabled people. All EasyRead information complies with British and European standards. The customers are various national and international organisations. By 2014, eight employees were involved in this project.

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Persons with intellectual disabilities help turn complex ideas into accessible information for other people with intellectual disabilities.

Solution details

People

“At Inspired Services we believe that information is power. With it people can take control, make choices in all areas of their lives and gain independence.” Andrew HOLMAN

Inspired Services is an organisation run by people with intellectual disabilities and non-disabled people. They adapt a variety of EasyRead information for different international and national organisations. Persons with intellectual disabilities help turn complex ideas into accessible information for other people with intellectual disabilities.

Problems Targeted

Every person has the right to information. Without it people can’t make informed decisions. If an intellectual disability requires adjustments to be made in information in order for it to be accessible, a specialised service provider is needed to produce the best possible result.

Solution, Innovation and Impact

Transforming information into an accessible format

Media

Pictures

DSCN9822Persons with intellectual disabilities help turn complex ideas into accessible information for other people with intellectual disabilities.

Related information

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Country of Implementation

United Kingdom

Region of Implementation

Europe